Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Applied Psychology Centre in the Department of Psychology offers confidential psychotherapy and assessment for adults, couples, families, children and teenagers. By appointment only. Call 848-7550.
September 12 Š 18
Paintings by Frˇd¸rique Guichard and Keer Tanchak at the VAV Gallery, VA-033, 1395 Renˇ Lˇvesque Blvd. Vernissage: Thursday, September 14, 7 Š 9 p.m. Info: 848-7388.
Until October 16
The Modernist Document, Moyra Davey, Stan Douglas, Charles Gagnon, Petra Mueller, Catherine Opie. Guest curator: Nancy Shaw. Vernissage: September 9, 6 p.m. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free admission. Info: 848-4750.
For more information and prices on the following courses, please contact Donna Fasciano, Training Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety, 848-4355, or Fascdo@alcor.concordia.ca
September 11 -- Basic Life Support recertification
September 12 -- Heartsaver
September 15 -- Heartsaver
September 18 -- Heartsaver Plus
Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
For information or to register for the following workshops, call 848-2495 or e-mail CTLS@alcor.concordia.ca
The CTLS has produced a new video, Teaching Large Classes at Concordia: Voices of Experience, featuring Concordia faculty teaching large classes. Classroom management, grading, cheating and making use of resources are addressed. To borrow the video, please call CTLS.
Faculty Development Workshop series
1. One-day Instructional Skills Workshop: Activities will focus on writing instructional objectives, developing a lesson plan, and evaluating and strengthening instructional skills. Thursday, September 2, H-771, Hall Building, SGW, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 14
Mr. Andrˇ Harvey, president, Bureau d'audience publique sur l'environnement, on "Environmental Impact Assessment Legislation in Quebec," 11:45 a.m. Š 1 p.m. H-619, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Bernice Goldsmith, 848-3071, email@example.com
Thursday, September 16
David Lank, McGill School of Environment, on "Pictures and Passages: In Praise of Wilderness by Artists and Authors Across the Centuries." Frank Dawson Adams Building Auditorium, McGill University, 7:30 p.m. Free. Everyone welcome.
Monday, September 20
Dr. Frank G. Muller, Economics, Concordia University, on "Does the Convention on Biodiversity Safeguard Biological Diversity?" McGill School of Environment, Burnside Hall, Rm. 426, McGill University, 2 p.m.
Thursday, September 23
Michael Albert, co-editor of Z Magazine, on "Thinking Forward." 6:45 p.m., Concordia Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-7585.
Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.
If you have books to donate to Concordia's October Book Fair, please drop them off at the loading dock (marked Book Fair) in the Hall Building. If you would like to volunteer to sort books, call Barbara Barclay, 848-2449.
Come find out more about the Graduate Diploma in Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Sport Administration. Thursdays, September 23, October 7 and 14, 6 Š 7 p.m. GM-403-2, Guy-Metro Bldg., 1550 de Maisonneuve W. RSVP: 848-2718. Visit our Web site: http://www-commerce.concordia.ca/dia.htm
Graduate fellowship information sessions
If you are currently registered in the last year of your undergraduate degree and plan to pursue Graduate Studies next year, or if you are enrolled in a graduate program and are looking for sources of funding, we urge you to attend one of these sessions.
Tuesday, September 7, 11:30 a.m., H-762
Thursday, September 9, 12:30 p.m., H-769
Monday, September 13, 10:30 a.m., H-762
Wednesday, September 15, 1:30 p.m., H-769
Friday, September 17, 11:30 a.m., H-762
The Elisabeth De Simini bursaries, in honour of a longtime employee, are open to all candidates registered full-time in the M.A. Public Policy and Public Administration program during the 1999/2000 academic year. They will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. For applications and deadline date information, call Gail Trottier at 848-2126.
Peer health educators
Looking to get involved, have fun and learn about health along the way? Join the Peer Health Educators to promote health and well being on campus. Applications available at either location of Health Services. Deadline: Friday, September 24. Info: 848-3572.
The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the University community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, room 110.
The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the University for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, room 100.
Peer Helpers are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, MI-02, or call us at 848-2859.
In the Loyola Chapel, on Sunday, September 19, 12:15 Š 1 p.m. Classic and modern novels, as well as religious and spiritual books. Proceeds go to the Montreal Social Justice Committee.
Stories for the Flesh Eating Future webcast
Following a segment from a documentary, new media visionaries Arthur and Marilouise Kroker will present two works, which will be followed by questions from the audience and the Internet. The webcast can be viewed at http://www.galafilm.com/roadstories , from 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, September 9. The documentary film will be broadcast on CBC Newsworld's The Passionate Eye, September 13 and 14, at 10 p.m.
Three-seater couch and arm chair -- dark blue, brush corduroy. Purchased brand new ($1,200) less than one year ago. Asking $700. Safe-guarded. Excellent condition. Call 481-4087.
Quiet roommate wanted to share bright upper duplex, one block from Loyola. Female non-smoker preferred. Must like cats. Washing machine, terrace, separate study space. $350. Call 483-4604.
A graduate student is looking for Jewish students to participate in a study about the attitudes and social interaction between Arabs and Jews in Montreal. Info: Hadeel at 846-1371, firstname.lastname@example.org
How hypnotizable are you? Participants needed for psychology study on childhood memories. 2 x $100 lotteries. Leave a message for Kristina at 848-2213.
Proofreading/correcting for university papers, rˇsumˇs, etc. Also tutor for English, written and/or conversation. Good rates. Lawrence: 279-4710.
Instructional and Information Technology Services is offering free internet seminars for students. These seminars are based on the Alcor student menu. Registration is not required; there are 30 places available. Wednesday, September 15, 22 and 29, 3 Š 5 p.m., H-521, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.
Workshops at Webster Library are in room LB-329; workshops at Vanier Library are in room VL-122 and are hands-on. Info: 848-7777 (Webster) or 848-7766 (Vanier).
1. Navigating the Libraries (overview of library services, searching CLUES, the online catalogue, and library tour). Webster: Monday, Sept. 13, 3 - 4:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 15, 5 - 6:15 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to find articles using databases); Tuesday, Sept. 21, 5 - 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases). Vanier: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 3 - 4:15 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 16, 10 - 11:15 a.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 22, 5 - 6:15 p.m.
2. How to Find Articles Using Databases. Webster: Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases); Thursday, Sept. 23, 5 - 6:15 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (special session combining Navigating the Libraries and How to Find Articles Using Databases). Vanier: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 3 - 5 p.m.